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A deep-seated E-W trending structural boundary indicated as extending across the Korean Peninsula at a latitude close to 40°N

Kutina, Jan; Cui, S.; Pei, R.; Jiang, M.

Global Tectonics and Metallogeny Volume 9 (2007), p. 81 - 102

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published: Jan 1, 2007

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Abstract

The paper concludes that the deep-seated structural discontinuity which controls the Yinshan-Tianshan latitudinal belt in northern China continues eastward across the Korean Peninsula and the basement of the Sea of Japan. The main observations includes a set of east-west trending fracture zones, revealed by a 3-D study in the eastern part of the Yinshan-Tianshan belt, extend as far east as the eastern coast of China, indicating that their continuation to Korean Peninsula can be expected.

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structural boundarykorean peninsulafracture zones